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    Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Tour

    Take on the diversity of Philly in the best way possible – local style! Begin your Philadelphia neighbourhood tour on the ever-colourful South Street. Follow your local guide through the streets of the Bella Vista neighbourhood for your first glimpse of some beautiful mosaics. We’ll swing by a historic deli, duck into a tempting bakery, and marvel at the sights, smells, and sounds of the famous Italian Market. Art, culture, diversity and of course, the spirit of Rocky lives on in South Philly! Join this Philadelphia tour to see just how eclectic this gritty city is. From Jewish delis to Italian markets, churches, cemeteries, and public art, South Philly is a slice of the real Philly.
    Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Tour

    S 9th St,, Philadelphia

    • Discover the hidden gems of some of the most historic neighborhoods in the country
    • Admire Isaiah Zagar’s beautiful one-of-a-kind mosaics at the Magic Gardens
    • Wander among the colourful stalls and enjoy the tastes of the shops, cafes, and restaurants at the world-famous Italian Market
    • Take a glimpse into one of the city’s most charming neighbourhoods and finish on Philly's eclectic South Street
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    Founding Fathers Tour

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    Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, see where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. Discover the lively neighborhood culture as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top of your tour with a refreshing drink at a local pub. Start your 2-hour tour at the Independence Visitor Center, where you'll get great views of Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center and the US Mint. Throughout your tour, your friendly and knowledgeable guide will cater to your requests and preferences whenever possible.

    Visit the President's House Site, once the home of George Washington and John Adams during Philadelphia's tenure as the country's capital. View the Liberty Bell with the possibility of going inside, crowds permitting. Then continue to the Curtis Center, where you'll enter (weekdays only) for a view of Maxfield Parrish's Dream Garden beautiful mosaic mural.

    Then, it's off to Washington Square for stories of William Penn, the state's founder, and a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

    Continue through Independence National Park and see Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed. As you walk, learn about Congress Hall, Old City Hall, the Philosophical Society, the 2nd Bank of the US and and Carpenter's Hall.

    Catch great views of the site of Ben Franklin's home as you walk through the Old City neighborhood. Soak up the high energy as you pass trendy cafes, shops and art galleries featuring interesting architecture.

    Your next top is the Old City Coffee shop, where you can grab a quick snack or beverage (own expense) before heading to Arch Street Meeting House, a US National Historic Landmark. Pass Betsy Ross House and hear stories of the birth of the American flag.

    Weave through the area's charming back alleys and wind up walking down Elfreth's Alley, one of the country's oldest continuously occupied residential streets.

    Enter into Christ Church, where the Founding Fathers once worshipped, and end your tour at a local pub for a craft brew or refreshing non-alcoholic beverage.
    Founding Fathers Tour

    101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia

    • Experience a historical walking tour of Philadelphia with a friendly, knowledgeable guide
    • See Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the home of past presidents like George Washington
    • Visit important sites like the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Betsy Ross House, Christ Church and Old City Hall
    • Soak up modern culture as you walk through neighborhoods filled with cafes and galleries
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    Philadelphia Chinatown Food Tour (Arch St)

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    Take a unique tour through Philadelphia's Chinatown as you explore a wealth of delicious food and rich Asian-American culture. As you stroll through the streets, you'll learn all about the beginnings of the neighborhood during the search for "gim sa" (Golden Mountain), and how it came to be the thriving cultural enclave it is today. Stop at such popular locations as Friendship Gate, the Noodle Factory, the Asian Arts Initiative, and "House of Dragons" Fire House. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to sample items like Vietnamese sandwiches, moon cakes, tapioca bubble tea, and soup dumplings. Over the course of your 3-hour tour, your knowledgeable and entertaining guide will provide interesting facts about both the culinary scene and distinct personality that make this neighborhood so incredible.
    Philadelphia Chinatown Food Tour (Arch St)

    239 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Explore the sights and tastes of Philadelphia's vibrant and culturally rich Chinatown
    • Check out locations like Dim Sum Garden, Fo Shou Temple, and Friendship Gate
    • Sample some of the tastiest food in the neighborhood
    • Gain a deeper appreciation for another culture while enjoying a new culinary experience
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    Philadelphia Ghost Tours

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    Philadelphia may be the Cradle of Liberty, but it's also a city spooked by true ghastly stories! Come experience the haunted side of the city that inspired Edgar Allan Poe to write "The Murders of Rue Morgue" and "The Raven"; a city frightening enough to contain Bram Stoker's research for "Dracula" and inspire David Lynch's "Eraserhead." Following your expert local guide as you discover the haunted history of the nation's most historic city, hear accounts of love lured specters, tormented souls of war, and the sorrowful woes of traitors and the repentant dead at Old St. Mary's and Old St. Joe's. Visit notable locations like Independence Hall, City Tavern, Washington Square, and Dr. Physick's House, with potential sightings of desecrating German Soldiers, tragic Edgar Allan Poe, and Bishop White's murderous cook, and maybe even a dancing Ben Franklin!
    Philadelphia Ghost Tours

    239 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Discover the haunted history of The City of Brotherly Love on this guided walking tour
    • Hear the real stories of tormented souls of war and the sorrowful woes of traitors and the repentant dead
    • Snap photos of Independence Hall, City Tavern, Washington Square, and Dr. Physick's House
    • Potentially catch a glimpse of famed Philadelphia haunts like the dancing ghost of Ben Franklin
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    Italian Market Food Tour

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    Take a satisfying tour of Philadelphia's famous Italian Market- the oldest and largest Italian market in the country- as you explore both its history and cuisine. Your knowledgeable and entertaining host will take you on a journey through the history of the market and share expert tips on the best stops and must-try treats. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to sample delicious dishes of your own choosing as you explore the sights and tastes of another region. With such a rich culture (and even richer cuisine), you'll soon discover why Philadelphia foodies flock to this remarkable market.
    Italian Market Food Tour

    919 S 9th St, Philadelphia

    • Enjoy a 2-hour tour of the oldest and largest Italian market in the country
    • Check out cool locations like Rizzo Mural, Taffet's, and Anastasi Fish Market
    • Sample some of the tastiest food in the market
    • Discover the rich history and culture that has shaped this beloved neighborhood
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    Chinatown Food Tour

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    You don't need a passport for a trip to mainland China, Korea, and Vietnam. On this exploration of Philly's Chinatown, there will be frequent stops to sample delicious treats and learn about the area's fascinating history. Just a few stops on this food tour include: Asian Arts Initiative, Fo Shou Temple, Fortune Cookie Factory, Noodle Factory, Tea Talk Bread, Top Bakery, and the "House of Dragons" Fire House. As you go, you'll find out how Chinatown changed from a society of bachelor railroad workers to the thriving district you see today. This food tour is about more than just food: it's journey through history that will fulfill both your appetite and your sense of wonder.
    Chinatown Food Tour

    1218 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Explore the rich and growing culture of Philly's own Chinatown on this 3 hour food tour
    • Sample delicacies like moon cakes, bubble tea, soup dumplings, and Vietnamese sandwiches
    • See the Friendship Gate, Asian Arts Initiative, Noodle Factory, and more
    • Learn about the neighborhood's rich cultural history
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    Independence Mall Tour

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    Freedom Rings in Philly during this two hour, family friendly tour that takes you through the cradle of American Democracy! Be entertained as you reveal hidden secrets, fun trivia, and light hearted anecdotes about the City of Brotherly Love, and the men and women who defined it so many years ago. Adventure through historic Philadelphia and chronicle the early history of America's first city, learning more about famous characters including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Alexander Hamilton and the sites where they made history, such as the Liberty Bell, Declaration House, Independence Hall, Old City Hall, and the Betsy Ross House. It's the best US history lesson you will ever have, and you'll be kept laughing the whole time!
    Independence Mall Tour

    239 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Enjoy an incredibly entertaining lesson in history on this guided tour of Philadelphia
    • Reveal hidden secrets, fun trivia, and light hearted anecdotes about the City of Brotherly Love
    • Learn about famous figures including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin
    • Snap photos of the most notable locations in American history, such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
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    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    Are you tired of photographing the same things over and over again? If you are, then this tour will give you just what you need to spice up your portfolio! The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and garden offers wonderful opportunities to photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden on the grounds of the Horticultural Center with its own gardens, majestic trees, greenhouses, and fountain. The Shofuso House and Gardens embodies Japanese traditional values by the melding of history and culture. The Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is a traditional-style Japanese house and garden that was built in Japan in 1953 using traditional techniques and materials. It was moved from the courtyard at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to Philadelphia in 1958, to the site of several previous Japanese structures and gardens dating to the 1876 Centennial Exposition. On this tour you will walk through this site and have the opportunity to photograph the beautiful and breathtaking area. Along the way, you will increase your knowledge by learning useful tips and tricks on how to take the best photos that will last you a lifetime. Happy capturing!
    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia

    • Embark on a photography tour of The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and capture its remarkable beauty
    • Photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden
    • Witness the beauty, history, and culture that this center embodies
    • Enjoy a day of adventure and discovery that will last you a lifetime
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    Real Philadelphia Tour

    Philadelphia is a lot more than a cracked bell! This Real Philly Tour is brimming with the type of insider tips and recommendations that take most locals an entire lifetime of living in Philly to discover. Following your expert local guide, reveal the hidden treasures of Philly's in-between streets, punctuated by the landmarks everyone's told you to visit. Yes, they're amazing, but there's so much more to Philly than "founding fathers" and "declarations." Find out about the curse of Billy Penn and visit the Italian Market for a 45 minute lunch break to discover food that will absolutely blow your mind. Of course, no Philly experience would be complete without a visit to LOVE Park and its iconic sculpture! You'll even get to see the Old Pine Street Church, known for its appearance in National Treasure. End your day near Reading Terminal Market because, frankly, it's not a good day until you've gotten a taste of Amish cuisine or gorged at Flying Monkey. And there's ALWAYS room for Bassetts ice cream. As you start to lay down some native Philadelphian lingo (i.e. Hoagies and Water Ice), you'll find yourself never wanting to leave the City of Brotherly Love!
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    Real Philadelphia Tour

    8th and Walnut St, Philadelphia

    • Discover insider tips and recommendations of Philly on this guided walking tour
    • Explore the Italian Market for a plethora of options to spend your 45 minute lunch break
    • Visit LOVE Park to see the iconic sculpture and Old Pine Street Church, seen in National Treasure
    • End your day near Reading Terminal Market for a taste of genuine Amish cuisine and Bassetts ice cream
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    Chestnut Hill Food Tour

    Fill up in Philly with some foodie favorites! This walking tour will introduce you to some of the best artisanal eateries in the city! You'll be exploring the historic Chestnut Hill, trekking alongside a longtime local for an insider's perspective. Along the way, you'll take in some of the remarkable architecture and well-manicured parks that make this area Philly's most extravagant neighborhood. But the star of this tour is definitely in the scrumptious fare you'll be sampling in the quaint restaurants and shops you stop in at, including unique cheeses, olive oil & vinegars, and a delicious dessert. Getting cultured is tough work, huh?
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    Chestnut Hill Food Tour

    4653 Umbria St, Philadelphia

    • Explore the historic district of Chestnut Hill and meet some of its local bakers and chefs
    • Sample a range of scrumptious Philly fare, including cheese, olive oil, and a dessert
    • Enjoy enough artisanal food samples to equal a filling lunch
    • Get to know the culture of this ornate neighborhood through its sights and cuisine
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